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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Senior Manager / Analyst - Global Quality Programs

Date: Aug 13, 2018

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World

“… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research
Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry’s leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth. 

Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity.  Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research’s success, this philosophy starts with you.



Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Quality, you will be a part of the Global Quality network that interacts with Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering and Field employees, with the goal of positively differentiating quality to our customers and ensuring we meet the quality standards of Lam Research.


Position Overview:

  • Performing non-technical project completion using an internal customer perspective, typically from initiation through delivery.
  • Coordinating cross-functional teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget.
  • Owning a variety of projects/programs which involve any phase of the semiconductor equipment lifecycle: Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Testing, installation at customer sites, configuration, failure analysis, Business Process Implementation, and/or Business Analytics.
  • Working on projects that are assigned based on meeting annual quality improvement objectives and customer-focused criteria. Determining the problem statement, evaluate options and recommend solutions based on data, ROI and overall cost/benefit.
  • Working in a dynamic environment, without direct authority over resources, highly matrixed projects and issues, with ability to work independently to resolve complex problems.



  • Minimum of 15 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 12 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 8 years of experience; or equivalent experience.
  • 10-15 years of Program/Project Management experience involving quality management in the semiconductor / semiconductor capital equipment field.
  • Previous experience working with upper level management and executives.
  • Experience in direct or indirect quality management
  • Recent experience in at least one of the following areas: Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Business Process Creation/Implementation, Business Analytics.
  • Experience locating and reviewing issues, problem solving at expert level, with extensive knowledge and experience in RCCA, 8D, Ishikawa Diagrams, 5 why analysis, Pareto analysis
  • Excellent influence skills to accomplish required tasks in a matrixed environment, without direct line authority
  • Experience streamlining a program to function as efficiently as possible with minimal issues.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and in-depth in both verbal and written (PowerPoint and email)


    Preferred Candidates will possess:

  • Work experience at a capitol semiconductor company
  • Lean 6 Sigma certified / Green Belt or Higher
  • Proven success in troubleshooting complex equipment






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